Why Medicaid Matters for the Aging Community

Want to know what proposed changes to Medicaid would mean for older adults and the State of CA? These changes could drastically affect LTSS, long-term services and supports, which supports the most vulnerable older adults. Please see the link below from our national partner, NCOA. If you’re not sure what Medicaid is or who it … Continue reading

Call To Action: Reach Out to Your Members to Advocate for Aging Programs TODAY

Please complete the 2 Action Steps provided below TODAY! It is critical that as Congress and the Administration move forward with major policy and funding decisions in 2017 that they hear from your agency about the work you are doing locally to keep their older constituents and their caregivers healthy and independent in the community for as … Continue reading

Warehousing Our Elderly

It is a national shame that in our culture we stick our elderly in warehouses called nursing homes, or assisted living or rehabilitation facilities. About twenty years big corporation recognized the huge money profits by exploiting end of life care. Many churches had not-for–profit homes to care for older people who could no longer live … Continue reading

NCOA: President’s Budget a Mixed Bag for Senior Programs

March 5, 2014 President Obama’s FY15 budget proposal, released March 4, includes a variety of program cuts plus investments intended to promote opportunity and growth. The request rejects earlier proposals to limit Social Security cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) and advocates for additional funding for elder justice, Alzheimer’s research, and senior housing. Yet, the Administration continues to call for shifting costs onto … Continue reading

CDCAN: BUDGET CONFERENCE COMMITTEE FINISHES WORK – PULLS BACK ON MANY FUNDING RESTORATION PROPOSALS

BUDGET CONFERENCE COMMITTEE FINISHES WORK – PULLS BACK ON MANY FUNDING RESTORATION PROPOSALS AS PART OF BUDGET DEAL REACHED WITH GOVERNOR & LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATIC LEADERS BUDGET CONFERENCE COMMITTEE FINISHES WORK AFTER GOVERNOR & LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS REACH BUDGET DEAL ·      Governor Wins On Lower Revenue Projection for Budget Forcing Legislative Democrats To Pull Back On Many Funding … Continue reading

Altarum Institute: Older Americans Summit: No Time Like the Present!

TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2013 The mood in the Senate hearing room where an “Older Americans Summit” was being held on the eve of Memorial Day weekend was both hopeful and defiant as Edwin Walker, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging of the Administration for Community Living, stood to speak to a packed gathering of advocates, seniors, and … Continue reading

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